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Apathy in Alzheimer's disease

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Apathy is the most common neuropsychiatric symptom in patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD). The presence of apathy has been related to greater caregiver distress, decreased quality of life, and increased morbidity. Here we review the most recent studies on this neuropsychiatric syndrome, focusing on prevalence, impact on quality of life, behavioural and neuroimaging studies, and treatment options. The results of some investigations on the behavioural and neuroanatomical profile of apathy in...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.cobeha.2017.12.007

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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Experimental Psychology
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Elsevier Publisher's website
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Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences Journal website
Volume:
22
Pages:
7-13
Publication date:
2017-12-27
Acceptance date:
2017-12-13
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2352-1546
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813461
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2018-01-23

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